This work is in good overall condition as viewed.There is evidence of wear and losses along the edges of the work due to abrasions with the frame. Upon close inspection, there are a few tiny spots of accretion, at the upper right quadrant, the left edge and cheek of the girl. There is a small scratch at the lower right corner but this is likely inherent to the artist's working method. The paint layers are healthy and stable overall. Examination under ultraviolet light reveals no signs of restoration as viewed. Framed.
Framed. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.